Firstrade Introduces State-of-the-Art Commission-Free Trading App
May 29, 2019

(NEW YORK) May 29, 2019 - Firstrade, a premiere online brokerage firm, has launched a completely redesigned trading app that gives investors access to a full investment product line right from their smartphone. Designed and rebuilt for both new and experienced investors, Firstrade’s app virtually replicates the functionality of its investing platform while the design makes it fun to use with faster access to news, charts and trading tools.

Firstrade is the only online broker to offer 100% commission-free trading for all stocks, ETFs, options, and mutual funds.

The Firstrade app 3.0.2 is available for iOS devices today with an Android version coming soon.

Firstrade’s powerful new and secure app gives customers the ability to monitor the market, explore investment ideas and trade in seconds wherever— and whenever— they want. Its enhanced trading screen streamlines and simplifies order entries with effortless access to trading tools, market data and research.

Highlights include:

  • Swipe left to quickly Buy or Sell right from the Positions page or Watchlist
  • Intuitive, user-friendly buy/sell interface enabling trades in seconds
  • Transfer funds to and from your banking institution
  • Charts can be converted to landscape mode with indicator overlays
  • All single and multi-leg options strategies available
  • Access to financial research, data and event calendars
  • Real time market data and news feed
  • Complete control over multiple accounts
  • 8 AM to 8 PM extended hours trading
  • Ability to open a no-fee IRA account
  • Ability to instantly review portfolio dashboard
  • All products and services consolidated in one account

“There are three reasons why investors choose a brokerage. Pricing, technology and content. With the addition of our new app, Firstrade has it all. First, we continue to pioneer the zero commissions model with commission-free trading on stocks, options, ETFs and mutual funds; second, Firstrade’s proprietary technology enhances lightning fast execution speed, ease of use and the most reliable and secure trading system on both our Web platform and our app; and third, we educate our customers with tutorial videos, hands-on customer service and informative content,” said John Liu, chairman and CEO of Firstrade Securities. “We have no barriers to entry and our customers have access to the same research and market news used by professional Wall Street analysts, thus helping to level the playing field. We continue to innovate by delivering the products and services our customers want.”

Visit our mobile trading information center to get more detailed information about the app and to view tutorial videos.

About Firstrade Securities

Firstrade is a leading online brokerage offering 100% commission-free trading on stocks, options, ETFs and mutual funds through its mobile app and web platform. It offers a full line of investment products and tools to help self-directed investors take control of their financial future. Since its founding in 1985, Firstrade has worked to provide high value and quality services to our customers. Combining proprietary trading technology, a highly intuitive user interface, outstanding customer service and mobility applications, Firstrade is a comprehensive solution for all of your investing needs. Whether you are a new investor or an active trader, at Firstrade, we are committed to excellence, and putting the investor first. For the fifth year in a row, Firstrade was awarded 4.5 stars out of five for the website’s ease of use and also received 4.5 stars for its commissions and fees by 2018 Online Broker Review. Member FINRA/SIPC since 1985. For more information, visit